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19 best UK holiday cottages to rent for families

Namrata Bhawnani
10th July 2017

What’s on your wish list when it comes to a perfect family holiday cottage to rent in the UK? Whatever your answer, there’s a high chance one of these captivating homes will have just what you’re looking for.


19. Seacombe Cottage, Combe Martin, North Devon

Pretty Seacombe Cottage is a good size for a larger family and ticks quite a few boxes on the multi-generation holiday list too. Converted from two former fishing cottages, it sleeps 10 comfortably and has a private garden with hot tub and barbecue-perfect patio. The South West Coast Path to Exmoor National Park is minutes from the door and Combe Martin village centre, 17th century harbour and lovely beaches are all within easy walking distance.

With its charming pub, local shops and friendly atmosphere, Combe Martin is every inch the storybook Devon village. Lively Ilfracombe’s nearby for traditional English seaside charm, and kids will love adventuring around Combe Martin Wildlife & Dinosaur Park, Watermouth Castle and the award-winning rockpools on Tunnels Beach.

Sleeps: up to 10

Where: Combe Martin sits at the edge of Exmoor National Park on the west Devon coast, 20 minutes from Ilfracombe and just under four hours drive from London.

Good to know: Seacombe Cottage welcomes pets.

Price: from £883 for seven nights.

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